Privacy and the Medical Forensic Exam: FAQs for SANEs Serving Patients on Campus

This webinar will be presented by Marissa Korbel from VRLC, Angelita Olowu from IAFN and Kim Day from IAFN

Marissa Korbel

Marissa Korbel is a Staff Attorney at the Victim Rights Law Center. Her primary focus is supporting and training advocates, lawyers, and others who serve survivors on campus and survivors who are minors; and she serves on the VRLC’s Committee for Racial Equity. Marissa was the primary researching attorney and author of the FAQs document that is the subject of the webinar.

A graduate of Mills College and Lewis and Clark Law School, she clerked for the Hon. Howard R. Lloyd in the Northern District of California, and externed with the Hon. Robert E. Jones in the District of Oregon. Marissa is also a critically-acclaimed essayist and journalist whose writing explores the long-term effects of gender-based violence and sexual assault on survivors. In her free time, she writes. Marissa’s pronouns are she/her/hers.

Angelita Olowu

Angelita Olowu is a Forensic Nurse with 12 years of nursing experience. She holds dual certifications as a SANE-A and a SANE-P. Currently, Angelita is a Forensic Nursing Specialist at the International Association of Forensic Nurses.  In this role she serves as a content expert, provides technical assistance on the recommendations within both the National Adolescent/Adult and Pediatric SAFE Protocols. In addition, Angelita teaches Indian Health Service and IAFN Adolescent/Adult and Pediatric Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner didactic and clinical education.  In her previous role as a fulltime forensic nurse at Hillcrest Cleveland Clinic Hospital, Angelita provided education and leadership to the forensic nursing staff. She also provided guidance around her patient population to the Hospital and the community partners. Angelita has a background in Trauma and Emergency nursing. In her role as a forensic nurse she served patients whom have been victimized by sexual assault, domestic and intimate partner violence, child maltreatment, elder maltreatment, human trafficking, strangulation, physical assaults, and traumas with penetrating injuries. She provides community education and outreach to various entities including schools, colleges and universities, and other health care professionals on prevention and topics related to caring for those who have experienced trauma of personal violence. She has served as a member of a hospital based Domestic Violence Committee, a hospital-based Child Protection Team, and the Cuyahoga County Child Advocacy Center Advisory Committee. She is a member of the International Association of Forensic Nursing, the Emergency Nurses Association, the Cuyahoga County Sexual Assault Response Team, the Civil Rights Task Force, and she serves on a committee with the Collaborative to End Human Trafficking and a chair for the Integrating Culture Committee with the Canopy Child Advocacy Center.

Kim Day

Kim Day, RN, SANE-A, SANE-P, is the Forensic Nursing Director at the International Association of Forensic Nurses (IAFN).  In this position, she provides oversight of Forensic Nursing content experts, provides technical assistance, and education around the U.S. Department of Justice’s National SAFE Protocol for adults and adolescents. She holds dual certification as a SANE-A and SANE-P by the IAFN. Ms. Day coordinated hospital SANE program and the county wide Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) for 8 years before beginning her current position. She has been a SANE, caring for victims across the lifespan for 21 years and a registered nurse specializing in critical care and emergency care for 41 years.

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